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. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: this was a day of medals and milestones for u.s. athletes at the london olympics. we take a look now at some of what went on, including marquee results from the competition. spoiler alert: if you don't want to know the results just yet, you might want to tune out for a moment. gray skies and puddles didn't keep the crowds away from day four of competition at london's olympic park. after some early disappoint, today proved to be with a good one for u.s. fans. the women's gymnastics team won its first team gold since 1996 and beating the russians handily. and with two trips to the medal po
: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf carnegie corp and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the "great recession" officially ended three years ago, but the latest look at the u.s. economy today suggests a full recovery is still a long way off. the struggle was highlighted in a report from the commerce department. consumer spending powers the u.s. economy, but americans weren't hitting the stores this spring, and when they did, they weren't spending nearly as much. as a result, economic output, measured as the gross domestic product, rose at an annual rate of just 1.5% from april through june. the commerce department did raise its estimate of first quarter growth to 2%. still, that's not considered sufficient to encourage hiring and bring down unemployment. at the white house, spokesman jay carney pointed to 12 straight quart
: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> growing up in arctic norway, everybody took fish oil to stay healthy. when i moved to the united states almost 30 years ago, i could not find an omega-3 fish oil that worked for me. i became inspired to bring a new definition of fish oil quality to the world. today, nordic naturals is working to fulfill our mission of bringing omega-3s to everyone, because we believe omega-3s are essential to life. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the head of the international monetary fund issued a warning to u.s. policymakers today. in an interview with the newshour," christine lagarde said washington must find a way to avoid overreacting to deb
's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> growing up in arctic norway, everybody took fish oil to stay healthy. when i moved to the united states almost 30 years ago, i could not find an omega-3 fish oil that worked for me. i became inspired to bring a new definition of fish oil quality to the world. today, nordic naturals is working to fulfill our mission of bringing omega-3s to everyone, because we believe omega-3s are essential to life. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing suprt of these institutions and foundaons. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the debate over whether the health care mandate is a tax remained front and center in the campaign today, en as the president shifted his attention to economic issues at the start of a midwest bus tour. president obama was back on the stump today in ohio, touting
's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public brocasting. and byontributio to your pbs station from viewers le yo thank you. >> ifill: the world got a look today at the man who allegedly gunned down scores of people in aurora, colorado, on friday. he appeared at his initial court hearing as police pieced together what led up to the assault in a movie theater. >> please be seatedded. ifill: it was the first time he had been seen publicly since friday's shootings, and james holmes cut a bizarre figure. his hair dyed bright orange, his eyes dazed. it was unclear if he was on medication, but the 24-year-old staredded blankly or not at all... or nodded off. and he never spoke as the judge explained the murder charges against him. afterward dist
. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the troubles with the u.s. economy-- and the possible fallout-- were on full display today. a task force report told of states facing ever-deeper budget holes. but the chairman of the federal reserve withheld any promise of immediate help. ben bernanke came before the senate banking committee acknowledging that the economy has suffered a series of setbacks. a slump in hiring and job growth, a slow down in manufacturing activity can reduce spending by consumers. while fighting the trend, the fed chair would not commit on if or when the central bank might act again to boost growth. >> we're looking very carefully at the economy, trying
. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf carnegie corporation and with the >> ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: a fresh atrocity in syria stirred new condemnation today, and new despair over how to stop the killing. the opposition claimed the military and alawite militias loyal to president assad had slaughtered sunnis. accounts of how many died ranged from 70 to more than 200. we begin with a report from jonathan rugman of independent television news. a warning-- some of the images may be disturbing. >> reporter: "these are burned bodies," says a voice in a mosque which is clearly now a mortuary, and it's full of relatives from the village of taramseh, grieving from their dead. in these pictures, we counted 31 bodies laid out for burial. "it's just the first group," the cameraman says. tonight, the u.n. is confirming what this
again and again and again. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: president obama and governor mitt romney are broadening their critiques of one another as their nominating conventions approach, with a political battle now fully engaged over jobs, outsourcing, and taxes. >> the presidential candidate hammered away at each other today. each accusing the other of changing the subject. president obama stepped up his charge that governor romney would ship american jobs overseas. >> there's a new study out by nonpartisan economists that says governor romney's economic plan would, in fact, raise 800,000
's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and th the ongoing sport of the initutns a foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: tax politics returned to center stage in washington today, as president obama called for extending middle class tax cuts and mitt romney said the white house plan doesn't go nearly far enough. ( applause ) the white house east room was the backdrop for a presidential pivot today: moving away from talk of job loss to promises of tax cuts. >> the republicans say they don't want to raise taxes on the middle class. i don't want to raise taxes on the middle class. so we should all agree to extend the tax cuts for the middle class. let's agree to do what we agree on, right? ( applause ) that's what compromise is all about. let's not hold the vast majority of americans and our entire economy hostage while we debate the merits of another tax cut for the wealthy. >> ifill: the president is reviving
on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: recriminations flew at the united nations today after a new push to punish syria came to naught again. as diplomacy failed, a syrian human rights group reported more than 250 people died in fighting across the country and damascus itself slid closer to chaos. >> the security council has failed utterly in its most important task on its agenda this year. >> brown: the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice minced no words after russia and china once again vetoed a resolution that threatened sanctions on syria. >> one can only hope that one day before too many thousands more die, that russia and china will stop protecting assad and allow this council to play
on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: once again today, americans absorbed the news of a mass shooting-- a dozen dead, at least 59 hurt or wounded. it happened in the city of aurora, just east of denver, where a movie theater erupted in late-night chaos. newshour correspondent tom bearden begins our coverage. >> reporter: the attack at the century 16 theater set off terror and confusion. one man bore a long blood stain across his bac >> did he get shot? look, there's blood over there. >> reporter: the deadly events began minutes earlier, during the showing of "the dark knight rises", the n
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> suarez: for the third straight month, job growth fell short of expectations, calling into question what can be done to jumpstart the economy. the weak numbers were yet another sign the recovery may be stalling. employers added just 80,000 jobs in june,elow the 90,000 to 100,000 economists had predicted. that leaves the three-month average at just 75,000 jobs pers year's first quarter. the unemployment rate remains unchanged at 8.2%. this morning, mitt romney took a break from his vacation in wolfeboro, new hampshire, to say president obama has had his chance. >> in the case of president obama, this is
." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: five days after a storm that cut a path from the midwest to the mid-atlantic, many americans were still in the dark, sweating out this fourth of july. the death toll from those storms has now reached 26. in the west, scores of wildfires continued to rage, but that didn't stop the cookouts and the parades. temperatures approaching 100 degrees didn't stop hundreds from lining the streets in washington today for a neighborhood fourth of july parade and picnic. but even as americans from coast to coast celebrated the nation's independence, many longed for a different kind of dependence on electricity. >> everybody on the block has power but our house and the house across the street. neighbor next door lets me plug into her house
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